PAULETTE WERGER - "Recycle, Re-purpose, Reinvent"

  • 14 Feb 2020
  • 9:00 AM
  • 16 Feb 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Randolph Center, Arts & Crafts, Bldg 4, 200 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, Arizona, 85711
  • 12


  • Fee for members only
  • Open to everyone

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"Recycle, Re-purpose, Reinvent"

Did you ever want to use up all of the odd bits and pieces that clutter your bench? Do you have unfinished projects, old gold or silver jewelry or scrap that you have been meaning to do something with? This three day workshop is designed to reinvent, redesign or just melt down and start over!

Learn to repurpose old stone settings and redesign unfinished pieces to breathe new life into old work or cast an ingot and make a new work of art! Daily demos will include approaches to fusing, water casting, sand casting, ingot casting and fabrication

Day One: Looking at pieces in a new way, considering design, what to keep and what goes! Fusing, alloying, water casting.
Day Two: Continuing the design discussion. Combining fused elements with fabrication and forging.Combining with stone setting.
Day Three: Flex shaft tips and tricks, cleanup and finishing. Studio time.

BIO: She sells her work both nationally and internationally and is owner of Metalpeople East, a jewelry and hollowware studio. She has taught metalsmithing at the University of WI, Montana State University, and at craft schools throughout the country. She serves as trustee for the Society of Arts and Crafts and is a former board member of SNAG.

SKILL LEVEL: beginner with basic soldering skills

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